gér
Morphological Analysis
Wordclass: Noun
Gender: Neuter
In the OE text, the length is:indicated by acute accentsindicated by macronsnot indicated.
gér
es; n. I. a year; annus Hærfest biþ hreðeádegost, hæleðum bringeþ géres wæstmas autumn is most joyous, [it] bringeth the fruits of the year to men, Menol. Fox 477; Gn. C. 9. Wintras oððe gér winters or years, Glos. Prudent. Recd. 139, 23. II. the Anglo-Saxon Rune RUNE = g, the name of which letter in Anglo-Saxon is gér a year, hence, this Rune not only stands for the letter g, but for gér a year, as,- RUNE [gér] byþ gumena hiht, ðonne God lǽteþ hrusan syllan beorhte blǽda beornum and þearfum the year is the hope of men, when God letteth the earth give her bright fruits to rich and poor, Runic pm. 12; Kmbl. 341, 20; Hick. Thes. i. 135. v. geár winter, II.
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